Here's the place to come for the latest coronavirus-related news from the Coastal Bend. Check here often throughout the day for updates about our area and its response to this extraordinary, life-changing event.
You will find the latest information at the top of the story and all previous reported information below. We hope that including all these reports in one place will paint a more complete picture of the local response to the global COVID-19 pandemic.
4:25 p.m. - San Patricio Co. officials confirmed four (4) new cases of COVID-19 in the county, bringing their total up to 11 active cases, and 22 cases diagnosed in total.
4:20 p.m. - Nueces County officials confirmed 3 new cases of COVID-19 in the county.
Of the 4376 tests conducted since the beginning, 132 have come back positive. Of those cases, 78 have recovered, 33 have been hospitalized, 7 are currently hospitalized, and 4 are in intensive care.
No new deaths have been reported as of today, leaving the total death count at 3 for Nueces County.
5 p.m. - Jim Wells County Reports 2 additional COVID-19 cases.
4:30 p.m. - Nueces Co. reports one new case. The case is said to be in the 0-19 age group.
According to officials, the total number of tests that have been conducted in Nueces County is 4,233, which is 249 tests more than yesterday.
Of the total number of cases reported in the county, 73 have recovered, 33 have been hospitalized, 7 are currently hospitalized, and 3 of them are in the intensive care unit. The death count remains at 3.
2 p.m. - San Patricio County reports one new case with a total of 180 tests done. 5 new tests were conducted today in the county.
Call 512-883-2400 or visit www.txcovidtest.org to schedule an appointment to be tested.
Read the full press release here.
1 p.m. - Kleberg County remains at 10 COVID-19 cases with no new reports.
"Help us keep those numbers low as you celebrate Mother’s Day by practicing social distancing,frequently washing your hands and wearing masks in areas where social distancing is a challenge," Kleberg County officials said in a post.